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Compilation UNITY – all profits donated to Coronavirus medical relief fund

Compilation UNITY – all profits donated to Coronavirus medical relief fund

All profits from ‘Unity’ will be donated to the Coronavirus medical relief fund of the most heavily-affected region so far, Lombardy in Italy.

Out of darkness can only come light. ‘Unity’ is a 31-track opus, a symbol of togetherness curated by Tale Of Us, including artists already on Afterlife and some new names to the label including ALFA ROMERO.  Accompanied by a continuous journey through this new music, mixed by Tale Of Us, we hope this compilation brings […]

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Lockdown continues in Barga

Lockdown continues in Barga
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Flags at half mast in mourning in Barga

Flags at half mast in mourning in Barga

Today at 12 noon Italy stopped to pay tribute to all the victims of the Coronavirus, as a sign of solidarity to family members and national participation in the condolences for the communities most affected by the pandemic. The initiative which started by the mayors in Italy has been expanded to other institutions – the […]

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Coronavirus – Andrea Marcucci

Coronavirus – Andrea Marcucci

Andrea Marcucci – È sicuramente necessario, fondamentale, pensare ad un piano per far ripartire gradualmente l’Italia. Dovranno dirlo agli scienziati, più che i politici, come farlo e quando, salvaguardando la salute dei lavoratori e dei cittadini. #corinavirus Andrea Marcucci – It is certainly necessary, fundamental, to think of a plan to gradually restart Italy. Scientists, […]

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The Marzocco is prepared for the Corona Virus

The Marzocco is prepared for the Corona Virus

ready for any eventuality

The Merchant’s Lodge in Piazza Salvi, Barga Vecchia was built by order of Cosimo I to protect the citizens from the rain and to be used as a grain market. On one side of the entrance there is a lion, the Marzocco, a statue that symbolised the Florentine Republic. In 2006 the original marzocco statue […]

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Il villaggio UNRRA- il flash mob

Il villaggio UNRRA-  il flash mob

Il villaggio UNRRA- il flash mob

At 18.00 this evening across Italy, people who are locked into their houses, opened their windows or went out onto their balconies or into gardens and played music — a communal flash mob  People across Italy have been singing from their balconies in an effort to keep up morale as the country faces the worst […]

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Edicola Poli opens in via Mordini

Edicola Poli opens in via Mordini

The limit on people congregating due to the coronavirus has meant that there was no official opening ceremony this morning so the new Edicola Poli opened this morning in via Mordini without speeches, cut ribbons and applause but open they did – business takes place, the world carries on.

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Google thinks that barganews may harm your computer

Many of you have already noticed that barganews has been a little quiet all this week. Added to which putting the word “barga” into the world’s favourite search engine, Google – still brings up barganews as the first entry out of nearly threequarters of a million but instead of linking directly to the site there […]